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Institutional Research. Self Study Records, 1965 - 1985

Identifier: RG02-29-03

Scope and Contents

The Self Study files cover the period 1965 to 1997, with the majority of records being from the 1974 and 1985 Self Studies. The files include minutes of individual committees, reports of offices and departments, background documentation, the final reports to the Southern Association of College and Schools (SACS) and the reports of the Visiting Committees. These files provide information on the state of various departments and campus office and the recommendations made to change them in 1965, 1974, 1985, and 1996. Included in the background documents are reports on the Reading Improvement Program, Self-Instructional Language Program, Theatre Facilities, Faculty committee assignments, and computer services. The 1995-1996 Self-Study was conducted through a separate Self-Study Office. Between 2004 and 2007, the college developed a Quality Enchancement Plan for its accreditation affirmation process with SACS. The plan addressed the First Year Writing Program, the Humanities Program and depth studies across academic departments.


  • Creation: 1965 - 1985


Biographical / Historical

The Director of Institutional Research provides staff support for the office of the President, represents the President on various committees, and coordinates the College's strategic and facilities planning. The office also oversees the gathering and reporting of data for reports to government agencies, publications, and other organizations and coordinates applied research intended to inform institutional planning, policy formulation, and decision making and oversees the Stuart Scholarship program.


9.00 boxes (9 boxes)



Physical Location

Range B Section

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from office

Repository Details

Part of the College Archives Repository